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Sauk Centre holds off BBE upset bid

BELGRADE — A slow start kept BBE from a potential upset of defending Class AA champion and top-ranked Sauk Centre on Monday.

The Jaguars managed just 15 first-half points and fell to the Mainstreeters 44-36.

BBE's Macie Kirckof scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds and Allissa Knight had a team-high 13 rebounds.

Brittany Berge scored seven points, Cassandra Tensen finished with six points, and Grace Illies had four points, two assists and five steals.

The Jaguars, now 9-4, return to Central Minnesota Conference action hosting Paynesville at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Belgrade.

Sauk Centre 44, BBE 36

Sauk Centre (12-2) 22 22 — 44

BBE (9-4) 15 21 — 36

SAUK CENTRE - Stats not provided

BBE - Scoring: Jacqueline Gossen 3, Jackie Lindsay 2, Grace Illies 4, Cassandra Tensen 6, Jenna Dingmann 3, Macie Kirckof 9, Brittany Berge 7, Allisa Knight 2 ... 3-point shots: Gossen 1, Tensen 2, Berge 2 ... Rebound leader: Knight 13, Kirckof 6 ... Assist leader: Lindsay 2, Illies 2, Tensen 2 ... Steal leader: Illies 5

EVW 83,

ACGC 28

Eden Valley-Watkins remained undefeated with a win over ACGC on Monday night in Grove City.

ACGC's Jeana Denton and Rachel Wilner both scored seven points and Lindsey Minnick finished with four points and seven rebounds.

The Falcons play host to Minnewaska at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Grove City.

EVW (13-0) 51 32 — 83

ACGC (2-12) 15 13 — 28

EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS - Scoring: Meryl Kuechle 6, Whitney Jansen 2, Brielle Kuechle 4, Olivia Kuechle 18, Olivia Schleper 10, Halle Jansen 18, Lindsey Wirz 1, Sawyer Kuechle 10, McKenna Moehrle 3, Emma Schultz 11 ... 3-point shots: M. Kuechle 2, H. Jansen 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

ACGC - Scoring: Jeana Denton 7, Lindsey Minnick 4, Rachel Wilner 7, Pailey Wilner 2, Erin Roemeling 5, Daniela Parker 3 ... 3-point shots: Denton 1, R. Wilner 1, Roemeling 1, Parker 1 ... Rebound leader: Minnick 7 ... Assist leader: P. Wilner 2, Roemeling 2 ... Steal leader: R. Wilner 4

BOLD 68, RCW 39

Makayla Snow took control of Monday's game, scoring 16 points with 11 rebounds in a big win for BOLD over Highway 212 rivals Renville County West.

Brenna Weis added 19 points for the visiting team to lead all scorers and Vanessa Savig scored 10 points to pace the Jaguars.

BOLD (9-4) 33 35 — 68

RCW (0-13) 20 19 — 39

BOLD - Scoring: Alex Revier 9, Morgan Schmitz 4, Lanie Mages 5, Ashley Trongard 9, Makayla Snow 16, Brenna Weis 19, Jaylen Mortenson 3, Abby Meyers 3 ... 3-point shots: Revier 1, Mages 1, Trongard 1, Snow 1, Weis 2 ... Rebound leader: Snow 11, Trongard 7, Meyers 7 ... Assist leader: Schmitz 5 ... Steal leader: Mages 4

RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Avery Elfering 7, Alyssa Ashburn 2, Lauren Wulf 8, Holly Bratsch 2, Vanessa Savig 10, Jennifer Bratsch 2, Tracie Read 2, Hannah Pharr 3, Lauren Allex 3 ... 3-point shots: Elfering 1, Allex 1 ... Rebound leader: Elfering 9 ... Assist leader: Savig 4, Elfering 3, Ashburn 3 ... Steal leader: Wulf 2, Bratsch 2

Boys Basketball

Hancock 67,

Benson 54

Bennett Nienhaus scored 19 points and Daniel Milander scored 13 to lead Hancock to a non-conference win at Benson on Monday.

Nienhaus also had eight rebounds.

Benson's Will Enderson had 23 points and Cole Hedman added 16 points.

Hancock (9-2) 34 33 — 67

Benson (2-9) 33 21 — 54

HANCOCK - Scoring: Bennett Nienhaus 19, Cole Reese 8, Daniel Milander 13, Preston Rohloff 6, Connor Reese 11, Peyton Rohloff 8, Tanner Pahl 2 ... 3-point shots: Nienhaus 3, Milander 1 ... Rebound leader: Nienhaus 8, Pe. Rohloff 5 ... Assist leader: Milander 1, Pr. Rohloff 1 ... Steal leader: Nienhaus 2, Milander 2

BENSON - Scoring: Matt Goossen 4, Cole Hedman 16, Ben Peterson 8, Eric Hoium 2, Will Enderson 23, Jonas Habben 1 ... 3-point shots: Hedman 2, Peterson 2, Enderson 3 ... Rebound leader: Enderson 8, Hunter Gonnerman 6 ... Assist leader: Goosen 3 ... Steal leader: Five with 1

Lakeview 64,

YME 55

Lakeview earned a Camden Conference win behind four double-figure scoring performances to spoil a strong night by Yellow Medicine East's Bennett Knapper.

Knapper led the game with 25 points, knocking down five 3-pointers, with five rebounds.

Lakeview (3-9) 37 27 — 64

YME (1-10) 30 25 — 55

LAKEVIEW - Scoring: Billy Errington 5, Tyler Imes 12, Parker Hoffman 12, Carter Louwagie 10, Aaron Loe 11, Connor Larsen 5, Cody Caron 3, Reid Bot 7 ... 3-point shots: Hofman 1 ... Rebound leader: Imes 8 ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: Louwagie 1, William Grube 1

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Scoring: Elliot Korstad 5, Bennett Knapper 25, Angel Jimenez 5, Jahrell Ishmon 11, Hunter Johnson 2, Dalton Anderson 5, Damien Rhode 2 ... 3-point shots: Knapper 5, Ishmon 1 ... Rebound leader: Jimenez 6, Knapper 5 ... Assist leader: Korstad 2 ... Steal leader: Knapper 4

Weekend Results

Girls Hockey

Fairmont 6, MBA 3

Morris/Benson/Area scored the first goal of the game just one minute, 13 seconds into the festivities Saturday against Fairmont but the Cardinals bounced back with four goals in the second period to take the win.

Leah Thompson finished with 38 saves for the Storm.

MBA 1 1 1 — 3

Fairmont 0 4 2 — 6

FIRST PERIOD — MBA: Taryn Picht 1:13

SECOND PERIOD — F: Jonissa Neitzel (Joni Becker) 2:58 PP ... F: Mackenzie Householder 6:14 sh ... MBA: Chloe Zimmel (Kortney Sanasack) 8:18 PP ... F: Householder (Becker) 9:58 ... F: Emily Sokoloski (Householder, Becker) 11:17

THIRD PERIOD — F: Hannah Goerndt (Corene Moeller) 5:30 ... F: Anna Nordquist (Householder, Brooklyn Meyer) 12:40 ... MBA: Karlie Bruns (Sanasack) 14:09

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Morris/Benson Area: Leah Thompson 38/44 ... Fairmont: Rachel O'Connor 22/25

D/R 4, L/DC 1

Avery Stilwell turned away 38 shots but Delano/Rockford snuck four past the Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato goaltender to take the win.

Sophia Hillman put the Dragons up 1-0 through one period but the Tigers bounced back with four unanswered goals.

D/R 0 1 3 — 4

L/DC 1 0 0 — 1

FIRST PERIOD — LDC: Sophia Hillmann (Kristin Foley) 11:45

SECOND PERIOD — DR: Anna Keranen (Emily Olson, Alex Von Holtum) 8:49 PP

THIRD PERIOD — DR: Mary Beth Kivisto (Chloe Kuechle) 1:50 ... DR: Olson 3:02 ... DR: Olson (Annika Reierson, Keranen) 16:04

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Delano/Rockford: Grace Glasrud 14/15 ... Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato: Avery Stilwell 38/42

Boys Hockey

River Lakes 7, Northern Lakes 3

Logan Stellmach tallied six points in a seven-goal game for River Lakes Saturday night. He scored twice and assisted on four scoring efforts while teammate Cam Lemke lit the lamp three times to top Northern Lakes.

Northern Lakes 1 1 1 — 3

River Lakes 3 2 2 — 7

FIRST PERIOD — RL: Cam Lemke (Griffin Duininck) 7:16 PP ... RL: Quintin Ruhland (Logan Stellmach) 9:03 ... RL: Sam Howard (Stellmach) 11:17 SH ... NL: Dylan Mesenbrink 14:59

SECOND PERIOD — NL: Hunter Nybakken (Owen Miller, Shane Donovan) 4:04 ... RL: Stellmach 13:15 SH ... RL: Lemke (Stellmach, Blake Blattner) 15:26 PP

THIRD PERIOD — RL: Stellmach 1:08 SH ... NL: Josef Slepica 2:24 ... RL: Lemke (Stellmach) 14:44

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Northern Lakes: Sam LeMieur 24/31 ... River Lakes: Drew Tangen 26/29

Luverne 8, Willmar 4

Luverne stormed out to a 5-0 start in the first period on the way to a big win against Willmar Saturday afternoon.

Willmar fought back with four straight goals of their own in the third period to make it 6-4 but Luverne added two power play goals late in the third for the 8-4 final.

Eldridge DeKraai, Nate Spencer, Tanner Bauman and Devin Sankey each scored goals for Willmar within a four minute span.

Luverne 5 0 3 — 8

Willmar 0 0 4 — 4

FIRST PERIOD — L: Mark Sterrett (Gaige Nath, Ben Serie) 8:03 ... L: Colby Crabtree (Sterrett, Serie) 10:24 PP ... L: Tyler Roberts (Easton Braun) 11:01 ... L: Crabtree (Braun) 12:19 ... L: Nath (Serie, Sterrett) 14:01

SECOND PERIOD — No goals scored

THIRD PERIOD — L: Serie 2:34 ... W: Eldridge DeKraai (Nate Spencer) 4:44 ... W: Spencer (DeKraai, Ashton Gregory) 5:14 ... W: Tanner Bauman (Spencer, DeKraai) 8:25 PP ... W: Devin Sankey (DeKraai) 8:36 PP ... L: Serie (Sterrett, Nath) 11:03 PP ... L: Sterrett (Nath) 13:50 PP

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Luverne: Shaid Shearer 26/30 ... Willmar: Gunnar Banks 23/31

Delano 3, L/DC 2

Paul Raisanen scored a goal with 57 seconds remaining in regulation to push Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato to overtime with Delano but the Tigers came away victorious with Hogan Williams' second goal of the game.

Blake Johnson also scored for the Dragons, coming nearly seven minutes after Williams' first goal.

L/DC 1 0 1 0 — 2

Delano 1 0 1 1 — 3

FIRST PERIOD — D: Hogan Williams (Chuck Campion) 4:38 ... LDC: Blake Johnson (Logan Benson, Alex Heinonen) 11:26

SECOND PERIOD — No goals scored

THIRD PERIOD — D: Joseph Blanchard (Michael Weber, Garrett Durst) 6:47 ... LDC: Paul Raisanen (Brandt Pedersen) 16:03

OVERTIME — D: Williams (Adam Brown) 4:12

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato: Darby Halonen 25/28 ... Delano: Aaron Kruse 22/24

NA3HL Hockey

Breezy Point 2,

Willmar 1

Willmar's Lucas Ehrlich turned away 42 of the 44 shots he faced but the WarHawks couldn't take advantage of their goaltenders' hot night in a 2-1 loss to Breezy Point.

The North Stars scored the game's first two goals, including a power play effort by former WarHawk Jacob Berkowitz in the first period.

Sixteen seconds after Nate Chamberlain made it 2-0, Willmar's Hunter Hall cut the deficit in half with assists from Cameron Knowlton and AJ Martinelli, but that was the only imperfection for North Star goalie Jacob MacLennan.

Willmar 0 1 0 — 1

Breezy Point 1 1 0 — 2

FIRST PERIOD — BP: Jacob Berkowitz (Dan Wieber, Dylan Borseth) 9:37 PP

SECOND PERIOD — BP: Nate Chamberlain (Casey Hormann, Tanner Wisegarver) 15:02 ... W: Hunter Hall (Cameron Knowlton, AJ Martinelli) 15:18

THIRD PERIOD — No goals scored

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS — Willmar: Lucas Ehrlich 42/44 ... Breezy Point: Jacob MacLennan 14/15

College Basketball

Women's Basketball

MSFF 84,

Ridgewater 69

Minnesota State-Fergus Falls took advantage of an injury to Ridgewater's starting point guard, Kendra Miller, and topped the visiting Warriors 84-69.

Morgan Gronli and Taylor Rose scored 43 combined points but M State utilized seven different scorers to earn the win.

Gronli finished with a double-double, pulling down 10 rebounds with three steals.

Ridgewater 18 23 16 12 — 69

MSFF 24 22 20 18 — 84

RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Morgan Gronli 22, Kendra Kuczek 13, Taylor Rose 21, Catherine Vogt 2, Morgan Swenson 11 ... 3-point shots: Rose 2 ... Rebound leader: Gronli 10, Morgan Swenson 9 ... Assist leader: Kuczek 5 ... Steal leader: Gronli 3

MINNESOTA STATE-FERGUS FALLS - Scoring: Megan Dreger 16, Olivia Winfrey 16, Sydney Hovland 23, Kassandra Algarate 4, Taylin Schleicher 14, Alexa Mortenson 7, Ashlee Rimpila 4 ... 3-point shots: Hovland 3, Algarate 1 ... Rebound leader: Schleicher 9, Hovland 8 ... Assist leader: Winfrey 4 ... Steal leader: Dreger 4

Men's Basketball

MSFF 82,

Ridgewater 70

Austin Miller scored 25 points to push Minnesota State-Fergus Falls to a close win against Ridgewater.

Sam Olson led the Warriors with 16 points, joining Jadaunte Sutton and Daviante Ostrander in double figures. Ostrander paced the team with eight rebounds and three assists.

Ridgewater 38 32 — 70

MSFF 29 53 — 82

RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Niko Oliver 4, Sam Olson 16, Jadaunte Sutton 15, Daviante Ostrander 15, Travis Visser 9, Rodney Lubin 6, Parker Schwinghammer 2, Faizon Stephens 3 ... 3-point shots: Olson 4, Sutton 1, Ostrander 1, Lubin 2 ... Rebound leader: Ostrander 8, Sutton 7 ... Assist leader: Ostrander 3 ... Steal leader: Sutton 3

MINNESOTA STATE-FERGUS FALLS - Scoring: Austin Miller 25, Martin LaFond 14, Samuel Priem 9, TJ Martin 1, Aaron Solberg 2, Alend Alemadi 10, Kyler Newman 14, Ty'Shawn Bryant 7 ... 3-point shots: Miller 1, LaFond 1, Priem 3, Bryant 1 ... Rebound leader: Bryant 11 ... Assist leader: Newman 3, Miller 3 ... Steal leader: Miller 2, Priem 2

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